Villanova Football on National TV


Wildcats football will air live on national television twice in 2013.

The Villanova Wildcats might not be in a BCS conference for football, but Andy Talley's program will have bigger media reach than most at the FCS level. The CAA football conference today announced the NBC Sports Network's five games selected to be featured on their national college football broadcasts and Villanova's October 12th meeting with Towson (7pm) will be one of them.

Towson and James Madison will each be featured twice on the NBC national broadcasts. An additional 13 games will be selected by NBC for broadcast on their regional networks, including Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, SNY, CSS, and affilliates in New England, Chicago, California, Texas and elsewhere. All of those regional games will be available globally via NBC's online streaming platform, where not blacked out, and other games may be available via the CAA's own streaming platform,

Villanova will also be featured on ESPN News, when they kick off the season against Boston College over Labor Day weekend. The ESPN-owned station will carry the noon kickoff on August 31st, according to their schedule. At least seven of the CAA's non-conference games will be featured on ESPN3 this Fall, according to the league's Twitter account.

2013 Villanova Football TV Schedule

Date Opponent Location Time (ET) TV
8/30/2013 Boston College Boston, MA 12p ESPNews
9/7/2013 Fordham Bronx, NY 6p TBD
9/14/2013 Bye N/A N/A N/A
9/21/2013 Stony Brook Villanova, PA 3p NBC Sports Regional Networks
9/28/2013 Penn Villanova, PA 5p NBC Sports Regional Networks
10/5/2013 William & Mary Villanova, PA 1p TBD
10/12/2013 Towson Towson, MD 7p NBC Sports Network
10/19/2013 New Hampshire Durham, NH 12p NBC Sports Regional Networks
10/26/2013 Maine Villanova, PA 1p NBC Sports Regional Networks
11/2/2013 James Madison Harrisonburg, VA 230p TBD
11/9/2013 Rhode Island Kingston, RI 1230p TBD
11/16/2013 Bye N/A N/A N/A
11/23/2013 Delaware Villanova, PA TBA TBD

The full list of CAA games that will air nationally on NBC Sports Network is listed below.

Date Game Time (ET) TV
Saturday, Sept. 7 Delaware State at Delaware 3:30 p.m. NBCSN
Saturday, Oct. 12 Richmond at James Madison 3:30 p.m. NBCSN
Villanova at Towson 7 p.m. NBCSN
Saturday, Nov. 9 James Madison at New Hampshire 12:30 p.m. NBCSN
Saturday, Nov. 23 James Madison at Towson 3:30 p.m. NBCSN

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